Ways to Give

When you support WISEPlace, you provide safe, comfortable shelter and individualized services to unaccompanied women experiencing homelessness. We rely upon the dedication of our supporters to provide a caring community for those who call WISEPlace  home during times of homelessness. For more information on any of the opportunities listed below, please contact eLiz at eLiz@wiseplace.org or at (714) 542-3577 x123.

Online donations

  • Donating online is simple and secure. See more You may make a one-time gift, or set up recurring contributions. You may donate online via credit card here.

Donations By Mail

Mail your contribution to: See more
1411 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, Ca. 92706
Attn: eLiz Hendershot, Development Manager

Host an Event for WISEPlace

  • From backyard BBQs to bake sales, See more CrossFit challenges to golf tournaments, and everything in between, many of our fund raising efforts are by people in the community who take it upon themselves to plan, organize, and execute events. There is no limit to the creative ways to support WISEPlace.

Corporate Partnership

A strong partnership among local businesses, See more individuals, and not-for-profit organizations is the cornerstone of a thriving community. Business leaders understand that by investing in the communities where their employees work and their customers live makes good business sense. WISEPlace offers exposure to our active, philanthropic, upscale community. Benefits can focus on advertising and marketing, communications, with many options including event tickets, one-on-one engagement and speaking opportunities. We welcome the opportunity to tailor sponsor benefits to your specific interests. Click here for more information.

Donate Your Day

  • Are you celebrating an upcoming birthday, See more anniversary, graduation or other special occasion? You can donate your day to WISEPlace, and make a customized webpage to share with friends and family through www.Crowdrise.org.


  • AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon See more that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. In your case, we hope you will select WISEPlace! Click here for more information and to start shopping with WISEPlace in mind.

Memorials and Tributes

  • Create a living memorial or tribute See more in the name of a beloved family member or friend. When you set up a memorial or tribute gift, WISEPlace will recognize both the donor and notify the honoree or their family of your contributions.

In Kind Contributions

  • Your donations of supplies, large appliances, clothing and meals See more are critical to WISEPlace’s operations and save us such an incredible amount of money each year. Residents at WISEPlace also need basic care items that help maintain self-esteem. While we don’t accept travel size items, all else is welcomed. For a current needs list, click here.

Workplace Giving Campaigns

  • Does your company participate in a workplace giving campaign? See more If so, please tell your employees about WISEPlace, and encourage them to support our individualized services by participating! Our tax-id number is 95-1684796.

Matching Gifts

  • Don’t leave money on the table — double your gift to WISEPlace! See more You may qualify to have your contribution matched if you are an employee, retiree or board member of a company that has a matching gift program. Simply request paperwork from your employer or contact your human resources department to find out about opportunities available to you and your colleagues. Our tax-id number is 95-1684796.

Gifts of Stock

  • Making a stock gift See more that you have owned for more than a year can result in significant tax savings for you. Contact your brokerage firm to find out what steps you need to take; usually, you’ll need to fill out a transfer form. Be sure to notify WISEPlace that a gift of stock is on its way. Your gift will be counted on the date the stock is transferred.

Planned Giving

  • Please remember WISEPlace in your estate, See more will, or life insurance policy. With your thoughtful planning, women now and in the future can rely on finding a safe place from which to regain stability in their lives. For more information about planned giving, please ask your estate planner or attorney to contact us.
Upcoming Events
Learning Session & Tour
  • Saturday, August 24 11:00 am
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RSVP to events@wiseplace.org


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